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Student at Berkeley, and son of Miguel de Laveaga, a wealthy San Francisco businessman. Particular attention is given to the progress of the fire, with descriptions of damage to landmark buildings; firefighting and dynamiting; and structural damage to various parts of the city. Ten-page excerpt from Laveaga's diary, giving a firsthand account of the 1906 San Francisco earthquake and fire.
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Disaster victims--California--San Francisco Dwellings--Earthquake effects Earthquakes--California--San Francisco--Personal narratives Fires--California--San Francisco--Personal narratives San Francisco Earthquake, Calif., 1906--Personal narratives